The University of Botswana has a tradition of supporting staff and students of all ages and abilities in their pursuit of active, vibrant experiences through culture, sports and recreation. Our state of the art indoor and outdoor on-campus facilities are amongst the best in the region. Facilities include an 8000-seater stadium with an IAAF accredited track, a climate controlled 5000 seater multipurpose indoor sports arena with a modern digital real-time scoreboard, an Olympic size swimming pool, an entertainment arena which accommodates 1500 spectators and outdoor courts for tennis, volleyball, basketball, field hockey, and handball.
Programs and services range from class instruction in aquatics, aerobics, martial arts, strength training, cardio, human performance, rehabilitation and cultural activities. All these services are supported by our passionate and committed professionals at the department of Culture, Sports and Recreation who are accredited by international regulatory bodies such as FIFA, IAAF, and ASCA. Our renowned social and cultural activities provide our students with opportunities for regional and international cultural exchange and artistic expression.
Our award-winning sports teams participate in national and international competitions. UB Rhinos Rugby Club, UB Giants Softball Club, UB Kicks ladies’ soccer, UB Flying Hawks Netball club, and UB Relics Basketball Club play in their respective elite national leagues.